(1) Be healthy
Smooth pinkish lips are something that most of us would die for as they make our smile even more beautiful. But due to improper care and an unhealthy lifestyle, many of us have pigmented, dark or black lips. So if you want pink and healthy lips, try to be a little health-conscious; avoid consuming tea and coffee, use lip balms which contain sunscreens and quit smoking.
Try these homemade remedies and your dream of having desirable, perfectly pink and moist lips would be a reality in no time.
(2) Sleep with glycerin
Retain moisture and prevent drying by applying glycerin over your lips using a cotton bud or your finger before going to bed and let it stay overnight.
Or you can mix 1/2 tablespoon of glycerin, ½ tablespoon of lemon juice, and ½ tablespoon of castor oil. Apply a coat of this mixture on your lips and leave it overnight.
(3) Almond Oil
Apply almond oil on your lips before bedtime to lighten your lips and reducing discoloration.
(4) Lemon honey serum
Mix equal amounts of lemon juice and honey. Coat your lips with this serum. Leave for an hour. Wipe off with a soft wet cloth.
This process can be done as many times a day or before going to sleep to remove tan and pigmentation. Refrigerate the serum to be used for a week long.
(5) Rose flower for rosy lips
Rose petals can help you decrease the darkness of your lips. Soak 4 to 5 rose petals in raw milk for a few hours. Grind the rose petals to make a paste; you can even add few drops of both glycerin and honey. Dab this paste on your lips and let it stay there for 15 minutes. Rub off your lips using milk. Apply this mixture two times a day to get rosy lips.
(6) Use beetroot to get pinkish lips
Make beetroot a part of your everyday life, and you will start to have rosy lips. Slice a red beetroot and store the pieces in your refrigerator. Simply massage your lips with a juicy piece in your leisure time to nautrally remove tans from the lips. It also adds colour to your lips too. Practice this remedy daily and pink lips are all yours in just a few days.
(7) Ice cubes
Ice cubes hydrate your lips, make them plump and keep your lips moisturized. Gently massage ice cubes over your lips to flourish your blood flow and make your lips look more red and fair.
(8) Sugar scrubbing
Regular exfoliating and scrubbing can remove dead and dry skin cells and make lips look fresh. Dab your finger in water and then dip it in a bowl of sugar. Use this to scrub your lips and then wipe away the sugar. Make sure you use a lip balm after. You can even use a soft brush to remove dead skin from your lips.
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Powder sugar can also be used to exfoliate your lips and get that perfect lips. Mix 5 to 6 drops of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Scrub this mixture on your lips to exfoliate your lips.
(9) Cucumber juice
Cucumber juice is one of the essential ingredients that helps you reduce the darkness of your lips and make them pink and soft. Extract the cucumber juice and apply it daily for rosy lips. You can even rub a slice of cucumber against your lips and let the juice soak in. Repeat for five minutes daily and see how you can lighten your dark lips to a beautiful pink colour.
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(10) Hydrate your body
And finally, to maintain the moisture level of your lips and prevent them from cracking or being chapped, keeping the lips properly hydrated is a must. Hydrate your body by drinking at least 8 – 10 glasses of water daily. Also, eating fruits with high water content keeps you hydrated and adds rosiness to your lips.
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